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Articles by Horse Media Group - 17 results

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Nutrition

What NOT to Feed Your Horse

Everyone has heard stories of ponies that loved to wash down human foods, but there are many foods including house plants that horses should not be fed.

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Health

What are Windpuffs?

Blemishes called windpuffs are balloon-like fluid swellings of the deep digital flexor tendon sheath near the back of the fetlocks.

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Miscellaneous

Who Will Host the 2022 World Equestrian Games?

Horse-Canada.com reviews the shallow pool of potential host facilities for the 2022 World Equestrian Games, following the withdrawal of Samorin, Slovakia.

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Miscellaneous

Update on Concussion Research

New research on the link between traumatic brain injury, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, concussion recovery times and return to play protocols.

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Health

Link Between Blood Sucrose and Ulcers

Researchers recently conducted a study to determine the accuracy of using a blood sucrose permeability test to diagnose equine gastric ulcer syndrome.

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Online Exclusives

More Money!

Young riders are benefitting to the tune of $150,000 from two new Canadian programs initiated by John Anderson to give up-and-comers a financial boost.

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Miscellaneous

Bringing Horses Inside the Pen

A registered not-for-profit, Spirit Horse NL is based in Portugal Cove, Newfoundland, and stands for Supporting Peers In Recovery-based Interactive Therapy.

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Training

5 Tips for Improving Your Leg Aids

Here are five handy hints for developing better, more effective leg aids, so you stop losing your stirrups or gripping your horse’s sides.

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Tack & Equipment

Odd, Unusual and Bizarre Tack and Accessories

Some uncommon and even bizarre pieces of tack and accessories can be found in the horse industry. Here, we give you a look at just a few of them.

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Miscellaneous

How to Register a Thoroughbred Foal in Canada

The Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (CTHS) provides a quick review of the process for how to register a Thoroughbred foal in Canada.